Supervisory Public Health Advisor

Vacancy ID: 803380   Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M1-13-803380   USAJOBS Control Number: 333123900

Social Security Number

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Vacancy Identification Number

Enter 803380
1. Title of Job

Supervisory Public Health Advisor
2. Biographic Data

3. E-Mail Address

4. Work Information

If you are applying by the OPM Form 1203-FX, leave this section blank.

5. Employment Availability

Are you an ICTAP Eligible?

For information on how to apply as an ICTAP eligible see  To be well-qualified and exercise selection priority for this vacancy, displaced Federal employees must be rated at 85.0 or above on the rating criteria for this position.

Are you eligible for Indian preference as defined by the Department of the Interior (DOI) and as evidenced by appropriate Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) authorized certification?

Are you eligible for preference based on being a Public Law 94-437 Indian Health Service Scholarship recipient? For more information, please click here.    

Are you eligible for the Federal Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities? (For information on Schedule A appointments, see the OPM website.)    

Are you a PHS Commissioned Officer (This includes active duty officers, inactive reserve officers, and applicants who have been approved for commissioning in the USPHS Commissioned Corps)?

Are you eligible for noncompetitive appointment?
This includes applicants who are eligible for special or noncompetitive appointment authorities such as 30% or more compensable disabled veterans, persons with disabilities and PHS Commissioned Corps Officers.  This also includes applicants who meet the qualifications for this position and who have previously held, or currently hold, a Federal position at the grade of this position.

6. Citizenship

Are you a citizen of the United States?
7. Background Information

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8. Other Information

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9. Languages

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10. Lowest Grade

Enter the lowest grade level that you will accept for this position. The lowest grade for this position is 15.


11. Miscellaneous Information

If you are a male at least 18 years of age, born after December 31, 1959, have you registered with the Selective Service System?

01 Yes
02 No
03 Not Applicable

12. Special Knowledge

Are you currently employed with CDC/ATSDR as a permanent Career-Conditional or Career employee?
01 Yes
02 No

13. Test Location

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14. Veteran Preference Claim

15. Dates of Active Duty - Military Service

16. Availability Date

17. Service Computation Date

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18. Other Date Information

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19. Job Preference

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20. Occupational Specialties

Select/enter at least one occupational specialty. The specialty code for this position is:

001 Supervisory Public Health Advisor

21. Geographic Availability

Select/enter at least one geographic location in which you are interested and will accept employment. The location code for this position is:

130280089 Atlanta, GA

22. Transition Assistance Plan

23. Job Related Experience

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24. Personal Background Information

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25. Occupational/Assessment Questions:

1. From the descriptions below, select the one which best describes your experience and/or education that meets the Basic Qualification Requirements for Public Health Advisor, GS-0685-15.

A. I have at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-14 grade level in the Federal service, to include experience in public health principles and practices, public health workforce capacity and development, process and performance improvement, leadership and management.
B. I do not possess the experience described above.

For each task in the following group, choose the statement from the list below that best describes your experience and/or training. Please select only one letter for each item.

A- I have not had education, training or experience in performing this task.
B- I have had education or training in performing the task, but have not yet performed it on the job.
C- I have performed this task on the job. My work on this task was monitored closely by a supervisor or senior employee to ensure compliance with proper procedures.
D- I have performed this task as a regular part of a job. I have performed it independently and normally without review by a supervisor or senior employee.
E- I am considered an expert in performing this task. I have supervised performance of this task or I am normally the person who is consulted by other workers to assist them in doing this task because of my expertise.

2. Develop and design program plans that adhere to programmatic direction funding requirements and leadership priorities.

3. Coordinate program planning with national initiatives and special activities.

4. Provide technical assistance and guidance to public health staff.

5. Conduct routine assessments to monitor program progress and to inform ongoing program planning and development, with particular emphasis on state, tribal, local or territorial needs and concerns.

6. Identify areas for potential improvement and offer appropriate resources, methods and systems to accomplish such improvements.

7. Evaluate program performance through existing tracking systems, incorporating the perspectives of state, tribal, local and territorial and other public health partners.

8. Respond to requests for information about program performance.

9. Engage appropriate scientific, management and programmatic staff in crafting messages, response, and other materials.

10. Utilize program plans to manage and track established projects, new initiatives, special activities and other programs impacting public health.

11. Implement projects based on effective analysis of operational environment and programmatic requirements.

12. Employ standard practices to complete tasks in accordance with project schedules

13. Identify potential programmatic risks and develop solutions to solve programmatic problems.

14. Apply sound strategies including identifying and recommending solutions to program issues.

15. Write effectively in formal and informal communications, leveraging the appropriate vehicle for that communication such as reports, correspondence, email, web-based forums, presentations and other formats.

16. Organize written communications for clarity and in priority of program requirements.

17. Develop quality written reports, summaries and recommendations that form the basis of management decisions.

18. Manage geographically distributed relationships using multiple mediums and communication styles.

19. Present and discuss formal and informal status and resolution of programmatic issues, concerns and successes, as appropriate for the intended audience.

20. Maintain awareness of concerns expressed verbally to effectively listen and respond to messages and issues.

21. Ensure that messages are clear, concise and credible when communicating with internal and external partners, colleagues and team members.

22. Collaborate with subject matter experts and other staff and partners to develop quick responses to inquiries and concerns.

23. Establish and maintain effective and diplomatic working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

24. Coordinate implementation with internal and external partners to effectively leverage resources and maintain functional relationships.

25. Develop and implement staffing plans that support the goals and priorities of the Division, CIO, and CDC.

26. Assign work to subordinates based on priorities, considering difficulty and requirements of assignments as well as the capabilities of employees.

27. Identify and implement ways to improve productivity of Division staff and/or the quality of their work.

28. Identify and implement ways to improve productivity of Division staff and/or the quality of their work.

29. Resolve conflicts through mutually acceptable compromises.

30. Recommend or implements disciplinary measures.

31. Demonstrate and cohesive collaboration across organizational units.

32. I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, all of the information included in this questionnaire is true, correct, and provided in good faith. I understand that if I make an intentional false statement, or commit deception or fraud in this application and its supporting materials, or in any document or interview associated with the examination process, I may be fined or imprisoned (18 U.S.C. 1001); my eligibilities may be cancelled, I may be denied an appointment, or I may be removed and debarred from Federal service (5 C.F.R. part 731). I understand that any information I give may be investigated. I understand that responding "No" to this item will result in my not being considered for this position.

A. Yes, I certify that the information provided in this questionnaire is true, correct and provided in good faith, and I understand the information provided above.

B. No, I do not certify/understand the information provided above.